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Performing, learning and entrepreneuring: playing it by ear. (2022)
Journal Article
ANDERSON, A.R. and AIR, C. 2022. Performing, learning and entrepreneuring: playing it by ear. International journal of entrepreneurship and innovation [online], 23(3), pages 163-175. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/14657503221105045

We examine how musicians become entrepreneurs, illustrating how this dramatic shift from the aesthetic to the commercial offered a useful platform for understanding entrepreneurship. Analysing our data of 20 life-story narratives, we found chronologi... Read More about Performing, learning and entrepreneuring: playing it by ear..

Entrepreneuring as performance: understanding entrepreneurship as a process of becoming. (2020)
Thesis
AIR, C. 2020. Entrepreneuring as performance: understanding entrepreneurship as a process of becoming. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis. Hosted on OpenAIR [online]. Available from: https://openair.rgu.ac.uk

This research sought to explain how musicians became entrepreneurs in the city of Dundee, by considering the career transitions of twenty musicians-come-entrepreneurs. It focussed on exploring processes of becoming from their early childhood, through... Read More about Entrepreneuring as performance: understanding entrepreneurship as a process of becoming..

Social enterprising informing our concept: exploring informal micro social enterprise. (2019)
Journal Article
ANDERSON, A., YOUNIS, S., HASHIM, H. and AIR, C. 2019. Social enterprising informing our concept: exploring informal micro social enterprise. Social enterprise journal [online], 15(1), pages 94-110. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/SEJ-04-2018-0034

Purpose: The paper investigates an unusual form of social enterprising located in a poor region of Pakistan. The purpose of this paper is to examine a novel form of micro social enterprise. Their form and functions are considered, examining how they... Read More about Social enterprising informing our concept: exploring informal micro social enterprise..

No choices, no chances: how contemporary enterprise culture is failing Britain's underclasses. (2012)
Journal Article
SMITH, R. and AIR, C. 2012. No choices, no chances: how contemporary enterprise culture is failing Britain's underclasses. International journal of entrepreneurship and innovation [online], 13(2), pages 103-113. Available from: https://doi.org/10.5367/ijei.2012.0075

Despite an increasing interest in minority entrepreneurship in recent years, the issue of underclass entrepreneurship and its linkages to enterprise culture remain under-researched. In this article, the authors examine chavs as an indigenous British... Read More about No choices, no chances: how contemporary enterprise culture is failing Britain's underclasses..